February 24, 2017

Several weeks ago, there was much talk in the city about the construction of a bell tower as a memorial for the Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church, formerly located on First and Greene streets in the downtown area of Greenville. The city’s Public Works Department conducted town meetings…

February 24, 2017

If anything belongs on Greenville’s Town Common, many people say it is a tribute to a church and the black community it represents, both of which were wiped clean from the city’s map a half century ago.

The story of Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church is not widely known beyond a…


February 24, 2017

A new bipartisan effort to replace North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom bill” is gaining support in the state Legislature and has garnered the cosponsorship of Pitt County's representative in the state House of Representatives.

"I believe this is a step in the right direction,…


February 24, 2017

Educators in local public institutions say they'll continue working with transgender students and their families to accommodate their bathroom needs a day after President Donald Trump revoked federal protections that allowed them to use public school bathroom facilities.

The federal Justice and…

February 24, 2017

Do you know the title of the book with characters that are indecisive and argue about killing people?

Can you name the author of the book where closed doors mean only illness and cold weather?

Those were among the questions posed to middle schoolers on Thursday during the 27th annual Pitt County…


February 24, 2017

A North Carolina native whose family history of slavery and racism has motivated her to embrace public activism encouraged young people at East Carolina University to take up the modern challenge of bridging the racial divides they face. 

Filmmaker, musician and…


February 24, 2017

Restrictions attached to a grant utilized by the city in the 1980s to build the Town Common amphitheater prohibits structures like a large science learning center proposed for the park, the Greenville city’s attorney confirmed Thursday.

City Attorney Dave Holec confirmed via email that the…


February 24, 2017

Two people are facing charges after a disagreement on Thursday about a tax refund, according to Greenville police.

The Greenville Police Department received a 911 call shortly after noon on Thursday that someone in a black Toyota Camry had pulled a gun on a person in another vehicle. The incident…


February 24, 2017

Bless the hearts of those with tax fever that don't want to come to work, making others have to work their shifts.

Bless the heart of the typical customer that won't put the money in the cashier's hand but expects the cashier to hand it back to them.

BYH to the school teachers on Facebook who don't…

February 24, 2017


BBQ for the Arts

Ignite Innovation Academy, 901 Staton Road, will hold a BBQ for the Arts fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Plates are $10, BBQ chicken/pork combo plates are $12. Food furnished by Pete Jones BBQ. Orders of 10 or more will be delivered.

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